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The Guardians Are Back

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A Review of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. Learn what to expect, without plot spoilers.  
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How To Draw Your Hand In 3D. Your kids are going to love this.     
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A Parasite Living Inside a Fish's Eyeball Controls Its Behavior. Diplostomum pseudospathaceum has an agenda that affects three other species.
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Why Do Americans Smile So Much? Maybe because we don't know a lot of languages.
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Malaphors is a site that collects instances of unintentional and very public malapropisms and mixed metaphors. Each example has the story of who said it and where.
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Did Jayne Mansfield Fake her Own Shipwreck? It was the picture-perfect disaster and rescue.
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5 things ER workers wish you knew. If you did, emergency rooms would run much more smoothly.
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6 Non-Margarita Drinks to Enjoy on Cinco de Mayo. Mexican cocktails are worth celebrating.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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